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FACE TO FACE: Nurse Ophelia - a legacy to be proud of

It was such a pleasure as well as an eye-opening experience sitting face to face with a centenarian who could converse with me, smile with me and sing with me. She reminded me of the simpler things in life. She helped me to put things in perspective and consider what really matters in old age – family who love you, spend time with you and are willing to take care of you - and a legacy that they can be proud of.

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Foulkes announces pre-inspection for Japanese cars

THE Bahamas is set to become the second country in the region to embrace pre-shipment inspection of used vehicles for road safety, Labour Minister Dion Foulkes announced yesterday.

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Former PLP minister Ervin Knowles dies

OPPOSITION leader Philip “Brave” Davis paid tribute to Ervin Knowles, a former Cabinet minister in the Pindling administration who died over the weekend after a long illness.

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I'm a victim of festival fiasco too, says rapper

RAPPER Ja Rule has portrayed himself as a victim after streaming services Netflix and Hulu released their Fyre Festival documentaries last week.

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Turnquest confirms Fyre customs duties have been paid

FINANCE Minister K Peter Turnquest yesterday confirmed some $175,000 in customs duties owed by Fyre Festival organisers for imported food and water have been settled.

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Buju Banton's legal team unhappy with attacks on activist Greene

BUJU Banton’s legal team has reached out to Erin Greene to distance the artist from attacks she has endured after saying the reggae star’s song “Boom Bye Bye” should not be played at his concert here in March.

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Bahamian man and 31 illegal immigrants charged in Freeport

A Bahamian man and 31 illegal immigrants who were picked up in waters off Bimini were charged in the Freeport Magistrate’s Court with breach of the Immigration Act.

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DPM: Politics won’t govern our reforms

The deputy prime minister yesterday conceded that the government will not reap “any immediate political benefits” from much-needed reforms to eliminate structural economic bottlenecks.